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Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Bench Island

Waitaua …..   “The Stream of the War Party”

 

Bench Island  …… Named by Captn James Cook on his first voyage 1769. But possibly a miss location, as there is some suspicion he actually was looking at Ruapuke.

Bench Island, Sails Tours, Stewart Island

 


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